Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚

Dear campus community, Daunte Wright joins a lengthening and disheartening list of unarmed Black people who have been killed in police custody. The time and place may be different, but the conclusion is the same: another life is taken. This loss, like others, ripples through an ocean of grieving families, friends and communities. The survivors [...]

Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚2021-04-16T12:37:29-07:00

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright UC Office of the President Tuesday, April 13, 2021 University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13): “Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans [...]

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥2021-04-14T08:25:56-07:00

Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship ★

Dear colleagues, On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, we are pleased to announce that Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, has been awarded a 2021 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, she was chosen through a rigorous peer-review process from almost 3,000 [...]

Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship ★2021-04-09T10:34:53-07:00

LA TIMES | In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot ♥ ✚

In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot Cousins Jessica Wu and Alice Fang split a hot pot with a metallic divider that separates a mild mushroom soup base from a spicier red-pepper base. Both incorporate lamb, broccoli and mushrooms. Wu favors sweet corn, while Fang does not.(Jessica Wu [...]

LA TIMES | In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot ♥ ✚2021-04-07T16:14:29-07:00

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism ♥ ✚

Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism Media response to the Atlanta massacre shows why ethnic studies is so essential.   As James Kyung-Jin Lee, [associate professor and] a former chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California at Irvine, recently told me, “I just finished teaching a [...]

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism ♥ ✚2021-04-07T16:30:14-07:00

UCI NEW | Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students ♥ ★

Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students UCI News | April 2, 2021 The 2021 Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards took place April 1 as a virtual gala. In its fourth year, UCI’s LEAD remains the only celebration and awards event in the University of California system focused on Hispanic and Latinx graduate [...]

UCI NEW | Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students ♥ ★2021-04-02T09:45:39-07:00

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚

Yesterday a young white man killed eight women in three separate attacks in the Atlanta area. Six of the eight victims were Asian. There has been a long series of attacks on Asians and Asian-Americans across the nation in recent months, fueled by anti-Chinese political rhetoric during the pandemic and emblematic of long-standing discrimination that [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚2021-03-17T14:12:06-07:00

Inclusive Excellence Term Chair Call for Nominations ★

Dear colleagues, The Inclusive Excellence Term Chair (IE Term Chair) Program is envisioned to transform UCI through research, teaching, and service aligned to the priorities of its Black Thriving Initiative. The IE Term Chair program leverages the research and capacities of the campus to broaden UCI's response to designated national imperatives. A maximum of one [...]

Inclusive Excellence Term Chair Call for Nominations ★2021-03-30T09:35:55-07:00

Message on Anti-Asian Discrimination ♥

Dear campus community, From coast to coast, Asian and Asian-American communities are experiencing an alarming number of acts of bias, prejudice and bigotry. From 2019 to 2020 alone, nearly 3,000 acts were reported. Orange County is no exception. Here the Human Rights Commission reports a 10-fold increase in anti-Asian incidents and crimes. These disturbing trends [...]

Message on Anti-Asian Discrimination ♥2021-03-17T10:35:50-07:00

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts Access to fresh food, safe shelter and health services all support the wellbeing of communities—their absence in neighborhoods of color leads to health inequities. Over the last decade, pharmacies have closed in low-income neighborhoods and new ones have opened at more profitable [...]

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚2021-03-16T13:37:20-07:00
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